When it comes to comfort food, nothing beats the aroma of freshly baked bread wafting through your home. And if you add chocolate chips and pistachios to the mix, you get the ultimate indulgence – Chocolate Chip Pistachio Bread. This delicious treat combines the nutty flavor of pistachios with the sweetness of chocolate chips, all enveloped in a moist and tender bread. Perfect for breakfast, a mid-afternoon snack, or dessert, this bread is sure to become a favorite in your household.
To make this delightful bread, you will need the following ingredients:
- All-purpose flour
- Baking soda
- Unsalted butter
- Vanilla extract
- Sour cream
- Semisweet chocolate chips
- Chopped pistachios
- Chopped walnuts (optional)
Follow these simple steps to make the Chocolate Chip Pistachio Bread:
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease and flour a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
- In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
- In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the sour cream and milk. Fold in the chocolate chips, pistachios, and walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.
- Bake for 60 to 70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean. Let bread cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
Per serving, this bread contains approximately 367 calories, 21g of total fat, 9g of saturated fat, 53mg of cholesterol, 217mg of sodium, 41g of total carbohydrates, 3g of dietary fiber, 22g of sugars, and 7g of protein.
- You can use a mix of nuts like almonds, cashews, or pecans instead of walnuts if you prefer.
- To make it healthier, you can substitute half of the all-purpose flour with whole wheat flour.
- If you prefer a bread with less sugar, you can reduce the sugar to 3/4 cup.
Indulging in comfort food doesn’t mean you have to compromise on taste or nutrition. This Chocolate Chip Pistachio Bread is not only delicious but also packed with nutrients from the nuts and has a relatively low sugar content compared to other desserts. Enjoy a slice with your morning coffee, as a mid-afternoon pick-me-up, or as a tasty dessert after dinner. Happy baking!